Union Minister of Agriculture stocking the fingerlings into the reservoir
Nay Pyi Taw , August 30 Union Minister for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr. Aung Thu attended the ceremony of stocking the fingerlings in to the Yesin Reservoir on the 30 of August 2019. Myanmar is enriched of fresh water resources with the total of 53.38 million acres , specified as the water body of 20.5 million acres, wet land 15 million acres , reservoir and dam 4.5 million acres and paddy field 13.83 million. The government is encouraging to restore the fishery resources both in fresh water and marine area. To conserve the natural habitat of fishes, breeding in the hatcheries and restocking into the natural and the reservoir. In the presence the fish resources are facing the overfishing, pollution, irresponsible fishing and climate changes. The ceremony was added with awareness exhibition of fishery resources by the department of fishery along with crocodile farm run by DOF.